Goodreads asked Stephen Oram:

How do you get inspired to write?

Stephen Oram I've been on the fringes quite often and in various ways and I've travelled a little too. Both of these help me look for those small wrinkles in society that have the potential to become dystopian. I develop some interesting characters by observing people around me and imagining them in this dystopian world. Then I drop them into that world and the excitement begins...

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